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Alphabet sampler with trees, flowers, animals, and shepherds worked in cross, eyelet, counted satin, long and cross stitches; inscribed "Martha King Fines/my sampler/in the 9th year/1757"

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall

English, 1757

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 45.7 x 34 x 1.9 cm (18 x 13 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.388

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles